posted on May, 14 2009 @ 04:23 PM
reply to post by Hemisphere
Yes the government has stock in many banks they have bailed out, but they do not have any power over decision making or policy. The banks and Wall
Street run the government, so that will not change.
Health care will never be nationalized as there is a lot of profit to be had. There will be "health care" reform, but not any workable version like
there is in Europe. Too much money to be made, and the health care and pharmaceutical lobby will not allow any real change.
I did think the bow was a bit much, but it is a term of respect to show a visiting monarch. President Bush and family are close friends with the royal
families of the Middle East. The royal families want to stay in power, so they finance the fanatical arms of Islam. If the blame is put on infidels
and others, then they will not start looking at the real blame for the extreme poverty of the area: the royal families control of the land, oil and
rights of the people. Address the extreme poverty and the problems would start to get solved. That would mean giving up the palaces and all the perks
that the royal family members receive so it won't happen anytime soon.
While I do not believe all the wild claims made at President Obama, I do know he (and all the other candidates) needed the support of Wall Street.
On another note, when I was younger I would read my friend's comic book collection. He had one of the largest DC collections I have ever seen. All of
them started with #1, and when he went to college he sold them all for only $100. I guess it is better than throwing them away, which is what happens
when some get away from the comic book age. I could not begin to give a price to the collection, let's just say it would be well over $100,000 at